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    Seatpost creak: Trance X0 29er

    I have a creak when shifting weight front and back on the seat, happens every pedal-stroke. If I clean the parts lightly grease and torque, the noise goes away for a ride or so then comes back. I presume the issue is dirt getting in there. Anybody have good ways of stopping the dirt incursion or other ideas of what the issue is?


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    Hi,

    Did you manage to get to the bottom of this?

    I have a Trance x 29 1 on demo and all I can hear is a creak with every pedal stroke. This will annoy me if I end up buying one and can't get rid of it!

    Thanks

    Gavin

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    I put a piece of clear tape over the seam on the bike frame that allows for it to tighten on the seatpost. I have been squeak free for a few rides now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j__h View Post
    I put a piece of clear tape over the seam on the bike frame that allows for it to tighten on the seatpost. I have been squeak free for a few rides now.
    Thanks for the quick response, I'm not quite sure where you mean, would you mind taking a picture? I'd really like to resolve this!

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    I mean this little opening shown below, it really might not be the fix, it could just be that I cleaned it out well enough.


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    Seatpost creak: Trance X0 29er

    Make sure it's not your saddle rails too.
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